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Interviews and presentations

Please find some of our media interviews and presentations below:

If you would like to arrange an interview with Bob Joseph, please see our Media Relations page.


APT613 - October 27, 2023
Bob Joseph speaks about Indian Act at the Ottawa International Writers Festival 10.29.23

BizBash - April 4, 2023
Tips for Creating Safe Spaces for Indigenous Peoples and Event Attendees

CBC Books - December 22, 2022
The top 10 Canadian books of 2022 (21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act was the 4th bestselling Canadian title of the year)

Publishers Weekly - September 26, 2022
Canadian Publishing Adapts to New Challenges

Northern Beat - May 3, 2022
Indigenous communities must decide leadership question for themselves

BCAA Magazine - Fall/Winter 2021
The Push for Progress

The Globe and Mail - July 4, 2021
Canada must face its deep systemic racism against Indigenous people

BC Today - CBC News - June 29, 2021
Filipino Canadians call for support of Indigenous Peoples over shared colonized history

CBC - June 21, 2021
Grand Chief Stewart Phillip slams 'colossal lack of leadership' in tackling racism in Canada

Coquitlam Heritage - June 10, 2021
21 Things You Can Do to Change the World

Burnaby Now - June 7, 2021
21 things you may not know about Canada's Indian Act

Squamish Chief - June 7, 2021
21 things you may not know about Canada's Indian Act

British Journal of Canadian Studies - Volume 33 (2021)
21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act Review

Times Colonist - January 21, 2021
Author of 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act hosts virtual talk

PeopleTalk - September 28, 2020
Insight Into Indigenous Inclusion At Work: A Conversation With Bob Joseph

The Hill Times - July 27, 2020
Renewing attention on the passage of UNDRIP

MediaPlanetCA - June 19, 2020
Bob Joseph on Indigenous Support and Reconciliation in the Time of COVID-19

The Globe and Mail - March 10, 2020
Business schools aim to fill gap in Indigenous relations

APTN - October 18, 2019
AFN adopts code of conduct after a series of complaints about chiefs

The Globe & Mail Books - September 1, 2019
Bob Joseph and 21 Things you may not know about the Indian Act

Association of Mineral Exploration BC (AME BC) - August 22, 2019
Bob Joseph, author of ‘21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act’

BC Business - July 2, 2019
5 questions with bestselling author and businessman Bob Joseph

Winnipeg Free Press - June 29, 2019
Road map to reconciliation clear, concise

The Hill Times - May 27, 2019
Bob Joseph’s new book, Indigenous Relations, a traveller’s guide for the long road to reconciliation

The Vancouver Sun - May 24, 2019
Q&A: Bob Joseph returns with a guide to make reconciliation a reality

The Tyee - May 9, 2019
Bob Joseph Is Back with Tips for Making ‘Reconciliation a Reality’

Vancouver Sun - June 6, 2018

The Squamish Chief - June 21, 2018
The path to truth and reconciliation

The Province - April 17, 2018
Bob Joseph's new book a perfect primer for today's about Indigenous discussions

The Winnipeg Free Press - April 4, 2018
Reconciliation and reality Brief treatise on the Indian Act makes our difficult history accessible

The Tyee - March 16, 2018
21 Things This Book Can Tell You About the Indian Act - January 19, 2018
Indigenous Peoples must become full partners in Canada's health system

Washington Post - November 22, 2017
Five myths about American Indians

Globe and Mail - August 14, 2017
Dear white nationalists: It's not unfair, this is how equality works

Huffington Post Canada - July 20, 2017
What is The Constitution Express? Indigenous Protest Movement Changed Canada's History

National Observer - July 1, 2017
Untethering Colonial Rule for Canada's 150th Birthday

Macleans Online - June 22, 2017
The Barriers for Indigenous Women in Entrepreneurship

Globe and Mail - October 2016
B.C. projects create testing ground for UN declaration on indigenous rights

Brandon Sun - October 2016
Jets, Oilers among organizations leading the way in Indigenous tributes

Northern Ontario Business - October 2016
Corporate Training Guides Industry on Indigenous Relations

CBC News Indigenous - September 2016
Indigenous or Aboriginal: Which is correct?

Canadian Mining & Energy - May 2016
Bob Joseph on resources, respect and relationships with Aboriginal Peoples

CBC News Aboriginal - April 2016
21 Things you may not have known about the Indian Act

Globe and Mail - March 2016
"I always knew I wanted to be in business"

Association of BC Forest Professional Viewpoints - June 2015
Forestry after Tsilhqot’in

Canadian Mining & Energy - September 2012
Consultation before action is critical

The International Union of Operating Engineers (Local 115) - January 24, 2014
Aboriginal cultural awareness will be critical for project success


The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn - October 2, 2023
Truth and Reconciliation in workplaces (ICT is recommended at the 6:12 minute mark.)

The Sam Laprade Show Special Edition - July 1, 2023
Canada Day Interview

The Current with Matt Galloway - December 20, 2022
"Alberta Premier Danielle Smith recently apologized for comparing Ottawa’s treatment of Albertans to the treatment of Indigenous people under the Indian Act. Author Bob Joseph joins us to discuss what many Canadians still misunderstand about the Act." (Bob's segment starts at the 31:40 mark.)

BC Today with Michelle Eliot - Sep 29, 2022
Marking the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Bob's interview starts at the 26:26 minute mark)

CBC's The Sunday Magazine - June 6, 2021
The Road to Reconciliation

All in a Weekend with Sonali Karnick - 2021
Author and educator Bob Joseph spoke to Sonali Karnick in Montreal about his book 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

VibeTALKS - June 26 & June 29, 2020
National Indigenous History Month - In Conversation with Bob Joseph PART 1
National Indigenous History Month - In Conversation with Bob Joseph PART 2

CBC Unreserved - June 19, 2020
Author calls the Indian Act 'a post-confederation assimilation tool'

CBC The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers - January 15, 2020
Bob Joseph believes Indigenous reconciliation can be realized sooner rather than later

The Commentary with Joe Planta - May 31, 2019

The Commentary with Joe Planta - April 11, 2018

On the Coast with Gloria Macarenko, CBC Radio - April 10, 2018
Bob Joseph '21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act'

The Simi Sara Show, CKNW - April 2, 2018
Author Bob Joseph tells us 21 things we may not have known about the Indian Act

CFIS-FM Prince George, BC - April 15, 2016
After 9 with John Moxin

NationTalk - February 20, 2009
Bob Joseph, President of Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.


CHEK TV Calvin To Spotlight Interview - July 1, 2019
Spotlight Interview: Reconciliation and Canada Day

TVO The Agenda with Steve Paikin - May 23, 2019
Making Reconciliation a Reality

TVO The Agenda with Steve Paikin - May 23, 2019
The Indian Act: What to do with it?

The Wealthy Life with Sybil Verch - December 10, 2018
Investing in Your Business

CHEK TV Calvin To Spotlight Interview - September 30, 2018
Spotlight Interview: Orange Shirt Day

CHEK TV Calvin To Spotlight Interview - July 1, 2018
How can we promote reconciliation?

TVO The Agenda with Steve Paikin - May 7, 2018
The Indian Act Explained


Fast and Furious Ways to Grow Your Business - November 22, 2023
How to Grow a Business By Doing Things Differently, With Bob Joseph

The Conversation Lab with Don Shafer - October 24, 2023
Bob Joseph - The Path to Reconciliation

2 Pages with MBS - October 17, 2023
What Reconciliation Means: Bob Joseph, author of ‘21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act,’ [reads] ‘BE DiFFERENT or be dead’

TELUS Talks with Tamara Taggart - May 31, 2022
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Bob Joseph

The Round Table with Glain Roberts-McCabe - February 9, 2021
An Interview with Bob Joseph

Canadian History Ehx with Graig Baird - January 4, 2021
An Interview with Bob Joseph

Writing the Coast: BC & Yukon Book Prizes podcast - August 15, 2020

S2 Episode 13: Bob Joseph talks about why he thinks reconciliation is alive in Canada

Energy Examined - July 15, 2020
Doing Indigenous consultation the right way

Crackdown - February 8, 2020
Love in a State of Emergency

Face2Face - August 2018
Bob Joseph Episode 384

NationTalk - May 1, 2018
21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act: Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality, Author Bob Joseph

Inside Public Participation (P2) - May 14, 2017
Bob Joseph on Working with Indigenous Peoples

Public Presentations

Vancouver Board of Trade - June 2014
Intercultural Presentation

International Association of Public Practitioners - December 2013
Aboriginal Engagement - Bob Joseph

Press Releases

BC Achievement Foundation 2021 Indigenous Business of the Year 3-10 person category Awardee


Page Two Strategies Inc. - August 10, 2017
Welcoming our new client, Bob Joseph, President of Indigenous Corporate Training

Canadians Interested in Learning More about Indigenous Peoples - March 8, 2017
(Press release on Working Effectively with Indigenous Peoples® blog surpassing 1 million visitors in under 3 years)

Your Commitment + Our Training = Informed Indigenous Relations